QA Manager

  • Canada Drives
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 08, 2022

Job Description

The Opportunity - QA Manager

Canada Drives is completely changing the car buying experience...for the first time ever, Canadians have the power to buy their next vehicle completely online!

This is an opportunity to join the team that is at the forefront of the biggest disruption in car shopping in our lifetime. Be an important part of building the technology that provides customers with a 100% online purchasing experience--from start to finish--including delivery right to their door! Experience some of this exciting technology in action at CanadaDrives.ca!

This large number of new capabilities and changes will demand a very sophisticated execution and testing strategy without disrupting our customer's experience. The QA Manager will be responsible for the planning and execution of several business scenarios covering different testing cycles such as Quality Assurance, Integrated, Performance, and Regression testing.

This role is a self-driven position, relying on experience and judgment to ensure the appropriate level of quality is incorporated into our implementations. The successful candidate will demonstrate high proficiency in collaborating with different teams solving problems, along with the organization.

We are a high-energy and growing company with an ambitious technical roadmap to build exciting and innovative new products--read about us on TechCrunch!

This unique and unmissable opportunity can fast-track your career growth! We are firm believers in developing our own talent and promoting from within.

Come and realize your true potential at Canada Drives!

NOTE: This is a remote, full-time permanent, work-from-home position and is open to all applicants from across Canada. We will provide you with everything you need to succeed in your role.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead a high performing Quality Assurance team, by recruiting and retaining talent
  • Guiding, coaching, and mentoring engineering team members, frequent 1:1s
  • Oversee the planning and execution of testing scenarios
  • Plan, architect and manage automated tests
  • Track, control, and manage testing executions in tools such as Qase and Jira
  • Daily/weekly/monthly testing execution progress and status reports
  • Document defect and bug details, and collaborate with Developers, and Functional Analysts to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Provide testing guidelines and expertise and actively contribute to the continuous improvement of testing strategies and methods
  • Adopt the Agile principles and methods, and participate in the release and sprint planning and execution
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple tasks and adhere to project schedules and deadlines


Qualifications

Mandatory:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in quality assurance with expertise in test planning and test strategy
  • 3+ years of experience leading, managing and inspiring people
  • Strong leadership abilities, especially the ability to drive execution and achieve goals on time with high quality
  • A deep understanding of building/maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • 4+ years of experience with Selenium or a similar testing automation tool
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycles and Agile methodologies.
  • Ability to adapt to short sprint cycles (2 weeks)
  • Experience in the full software lifecycles from design to deployment
  • Ability to motivate people, instil accountability and achieve results


Assets:

  • Salesforce or similar CRM experience
  • Experience testing ERP applications
  • Experience in handling eCommerce projects ( (not limited to shopping cart APIs, payment gateways, etc.)
  • Experience and certification with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)


What's in it for you?

This is a truly exciting time to join Canada Drives and we are looking forward to doing great things together! We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package in addition to providing our employees with continuous training and development.

We currently have a team of highly motivated and talented IT professionals and the only thing we are missing is you. If you are ready to join an ambitious and growing company then please apply today and we look forward to hearing from you.